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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 175.00
The World Yearbook of Education 2010: Education and the Arab 'World': Political Projects, Struggles, and Geometries of Power opens up discussions about improving the relationship between the Arab World and the West, beyond the divide of most current approaches. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 100.00
This report presents the first internationally comparable results to OECD's 2003 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) Survey of the educational performance of 15-year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science in 25 OECD countries. This year, the concentration was on mathematics. Beyond the examination of the relative standing... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 39.00
PISA 2003 Assessment Framework Mathematics, Reading, Science and Problem Solving Knowledge and Skills presents the conceptual underpinnings of PISA 2003 assessments. Within each assessment area, the volume defines the content students need to acquire, the processes they need to perform, and contexts in which knowledge and skills are applied. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00
The report links the results from the OECD PISA 2000 survey to qualitative evidence on important public policy measures in six countries that performed well in PISA. These measures included strategies for educational reform and innovation; issues of governance and resource allocation; national approaches to standard-setting, assessment and system monitoring;... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 49.00
This OECD Review of the Danish university system examines such aspects as governance, funding, the Research Council System, the Danish knowledge system, the university system itself, universities' interaction with society, and outcomes. It finds that training and research is of high quality, but that the system needs to change in response... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 56.00
This publication provides all the information required to understand the PISA 2003 educational performance database and perform analyses in accordance with the complex methodologies used to collect and process the data. It enables researchers to both reproduce the initial results and to undertake further analyses. The publication includes introductory... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 35.00
Knowledge and Skills for Life assesses how far students near the end of compulsory education (15-year-olds) have acquired some of the knowledge and skills that are essential for full participation in society. It presents evidence on student performance in reading, mathematical and scientific literacy, reveals factors that influence the development... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 50.00
The PISA 2000 Technical Report describes the complex methodology underlying PISA 2000, along with additional features related to the implementation of the project at a level of detail that allows researchers to understand and replicate its analyses. It presents information on the test and sample design, methodologies used to analyse the data, technical... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 27.95
"Collins-Lowry gives persuasive examples of how employment gains made by Blacks in the 80's were rather more marginalized than we like to think." --Publishers Weekly Against the backdrop of increasing ambivalence in the federal government commitment to race-based employment policies, this book reveals how African-Americans first broke into... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 109.00
The purpose of this book is to evaluate a new approach to the analysis and reporting of the large-scale surveys for the National Assessment of Educational Progress carried out for the National Center for Education Statistics. The need for a new approach was driven by the demands for secondary analysis of the survey data by researchers who needed analyses... more...